Looking to get involved? The Office of Student Engagement supports many on-campus clubs and organizations that provide wonderful opportunities for you to join, lead and expand your horizons, make friends and have fun. Click the title to learn more about each club.
The SCC Ambassador Program is an honorary group of students who have been nominated by faculty and staff to represent the college at special events on campus and in the community. Ambassadors must complete a successful interview with the selection committee, have at least a 3.0 GPA, participate in a special leadership training class, and serve the college 3-5 hours each week. Natalie Rackley serves as Advisor.
The Art Club visits exhibitions and museums, displays and sells member’s works in fairs. The club also invites artists and craftsmen to campus for demonstrations and workshops. Members are exposed to an advanced level of artistry in a variety of mediums and have opportunities to work with acclaimed artists. The Art Club assists with the art shows held in the Wyche Gallery located on the 2nd floor of A-Building. You do not have to be an art major to join! September Krueger, SCC Art Instructor and renowned artist, serves as Club Advisor.
SCC’s intercollegiate sports are men’s baseball and women’s softball as part of the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition, the college may offer intramural or club-level sports. Baseball or softball scholarships may be available for student athletes. Karlyn Stephens, Head Softball Coach, serves as the Athletic Director.
The goal of Club TRIO is to meet the continuous need of students that are interested in pursuing a degree of higher learning. Club TRIO exposes club members to various colleges and universities of higher learning through campus tours. Members also participate in educational opportunities, college awareness events, and leadership workshops. The club serves our campus and community through service projects and exhibitions that enhance the cultural diversity on the campus. All students are invited to participate in Club Trio. Club Advisors include Doris Joseph, Odell Graham and Beverly Ballard.
The College Choir performs both popular and sacred music for choral and solo voices. The College Choir has performed in concert locally and as far away as New York, Florida, Washington, D.C., London, and Puerto Rico.
The Cosmetology Club sponsors educational programs and trips to enhance classroom learning and to promote understanding between cosmetologists and the public. Members may participate in SkillsUSA competitions on local, state and higher levels, where students have the opportunity to earn scholarship monies. You must be enrolled in a cosmetology program to join this club. Jonathan Hester and Deanna Inman serve as Club Advisors.
The purpose of Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU) is to build movements of people who are transformed by Jesus Christ. The student-led movements seek to introduce students to Christ, help them grow in faith, encourage them to passionately live life in a manner consistent with belief in the God of the Bible, and inspire commitment to advancing the purposes of God in the world. The group meets for a time of devotion and prayer. Cru members coordinate the See You at the Pole event and assist with the student Christmas Party. All students are welcome to participate! Donna McPherson is the Club Advisor.
The Future Educators Club enhances the professional growth and encourages fellowship among current and future teacher leaders. Members promote and advocate for high quality and excellence in care, education, and service for young children, students, and families. Natalie Rackley is the Club Advisor.
The History Club serves as the official club for all history majors and history enthusiasts within the SCC student body. It is the intention of the History Club to provide members with opportunities to expand their understanding of local, regional, and national historical importance by traveling to and studying historical monuments, sites, museums, and points of interest on day trips as well as overnight trips. You do not have to be a history major to participate in the club – all students are encouraged to participate. Paul Van Gilder is the Club Advisor.
The MLT Club provides members with current issues in the profession, promotes public awareness of the profession, provides funds for the MLT scholarships and supports social activities for MLT students. MLT and pre-MLT students are encouraged to join but the club is open to any student who has an interest in MLT. Dawn Williamson is the Club Advisor.
The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) honors the achievement of students enrolled in career and technical programs. Members are provided opportunities for leadership development, scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education and continued excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. Members are also eligible to participate in SkillsUSA competitions and possibly earn additional scholarships. Roger Lee and Tanya Bellamy serve as Club Advisors.
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America. PBL offers students opportunities in leadership, community service and competitive events. The SCC chapter participates in local, state and national level competitions and is a multi-award winning chapter. PBL’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Past members have won numerous state, regional, and national awards. All students are eligible to participate. Dr. Connie Porter is the Club Advisor.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is a national collegiate level academic honor society which recognizes academic excellence of SCC students. College transfer and technical students accumulating a grade point average of 3.5 or better with at least 12 semester hours are eligible for nomination to this prestigious organization. PTK provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service to the campus and community as well as opportunities for financial scholarships. The SCC chapter is the second oldest chapter in the Carolinas region and has inducted over 3,000 SCC students into PTK. Paul Van Gilder, Gail Auten, Amanda Albright-Hilburn and Michael Cance serve as Club Advisors.
The SCC Music ensemble is comprised of SCC students who bring their individual musical strengths to the stage. The group performs a variety of musical styles and incorporates the use of musical instruments into their performances. Students are encouraged to enroll in MUS 141 but are not required to do so. Students do not have to be a music major to participate in the ensemble.
The SASE Club encourages students to explore their interest in a variety of areas such as science, the environment, the arts, humanities, psychology, communications, history, creative writing, health and mathematics. Club members will visit other college and university campuses to learn more about transfer opportunities as well as take educational day and overnight trips to a variety of locations. The club is open to all SCC students, faculty and staff. Members participate in on-campus and off-campus projects as well. Kathryn Davenport is the Club Advisor.
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps students excel by providing educational programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education in the classroom. SkillsUSA members have the opportunity to compete at local, state and national levels in a variety of events. Medalists in the events are awarded scholarships to be used to further their education. Sheila Harris is the Club Advisor.
The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official organization authorized by the administration to represent all students at Southeastern Community College. All students of Southeastern Community College, by virtue of their registration and payment of student activity fees, are automatically members of SGA and are encouraged to participate or volunteer at events as well as run for office. The SGA is a vital component of student life as it provides a variety of activities for student to participate in; it is the voice of the student body and has paved the way for open lines of communication between students and administration. Students receive practical experience in responsible citizenship through participation in SGA. By virtue of the state statute, the SGA president is a non-voting member of the college’s Board of Trustees. Additionally, students have SGA representatives on standing college committees. Elections for SGA officer positions are held annually by the student body. Meg Sellers is the SGA Advisor.